Born with cancer

Did you know a child can be born with cancer?

Having a child should be one of the most joyous times of your life. For the family in this picture, the joy was tempered by fear and emotional pain after hearing that their newborn baby had cancer. Imagine how difficult it was for her to smile in this moment…  

Bracelets

We are 3 years old!!!

We currently have more than 5,511 FB Likes and a total reach in excess of 34,000… but of all the people who have posted in the last 24 hours, here are two of my favorites: “Happy Birthday! Thank you! For starting this organization, for putting in countless hours, for crying with the parents when we receive bad news, for reaching …

From a teen dragonfly…

How great is this? “I wanted to let you all know that a very close friend of mine has started a fundraiser in honor of me, and all the donations will go to The Dragonfly Foundation.  Her name is Katie G. and I have been going to camp Hato-Went-Ha up in Michigan with her for the past few years.  This …

Purple Dragonfly

“I am content with the red light”

From a Dragonfly Mom: “There comes a point in life when you sit back and realize that none of the bullshit really matters… The pettiness, the drama. the he said/she said… The going out.. The so called friends… I’m ashamed to say that it has taken this long for me to see this…. I am 29 years old and I …

Our Suite at US Bank Arena

Our Dragonfly Suite at US Bank Arena

From a Dragonfly Mom: Dragonfly has a suite (capacity: 18 Dragonflies) at US Bank Arena for every event through 2019. This donated patient/family space offers limited exposure to the public and includes a private bathroom. Families enjoy attending events here, and use the open area to play, build relationships, and enjoy events held at the venue. We encourage people to …

"Earn Your Wings" Volunteer T-shirts

Dragonfly volunteers attract Dragonflies

Our Dragonfly volunteers receive a special t-shirt that says “Earn Your Wings.” This special shirt is worn by very special people. The following email was received from our volunteer, Debbie, who works in the Pilot House at the Great American Ball Park. In addition to seeing our families at Reds games, she also sees them at outside events. Apparently, she …